High security agricultural water for Blackbutt is one of five irrigation projects which has been identified as a top priority by the Queensland Farmers Federation (QFF).
An historic piece of memorabilia from World Expo 88 could find a new home in Blackbutt if a plan backed by the South Burnett Regional Council becomes a reality.
Blackbutt axeman Mitch Argent just missed out on another national title when he came third in the prestigious Stihl Timbersports 2020 Australian Trophy competition at the weekend.
Blackbutt retirees looking to downsize have a new option available to them, thanks to the Blackbutt and Benarkin Aged Care Association
A lot of people might have thought the concept of an art gallery in Blackbutt was a crazy idea back in 2002.
Ergon Energy has begun helicopter patrols in the Blackbutt / Benarkin area to check poles and wires after a string of recent blackouts in the region.
Blackouts in the Blackbutt and Benarkin areas at the weekend were caused by trees coming down on powerlines, an Ergon Energy spokesperson confirmed on Monday.
A South Burnett man will be quitting his job after winning more than $690,000 in Saturday night’s Gold Lotto.
Blackbutt digital artist Sam Blanch’s winning design will feature on this year Blackbutt Avocado Festival poster.
Police have charged a 60-year-old woman with multiple drug offences following a police operation in Blackbutt.
Memories of past glories were shared in Blackbutt on Saturday when veterans of the winning 1973 South Burnett Rugby League grand final team gathered for a special reunion.
Bendigo Bank’s Blackbutt community branch celebrated its 10th birthday on Friday morning, but the organisation made sure it was the local community which received the present.
Seven people have been injured in separate road crashes in the South Burnett region at the weekend.
A willy willy ripped the metal roofs off horse stables at the Blackbutt Showgrounds on Friday.
Blackbutt Police are looking for a community group interested in taking part in a “Turn The Screws On Crime” event to help stop number plate thefts in the area.
Traffic was slowed on the D’Aguilar Highway when a B-Double carrying pumpkins tipped on its side near the top of the Blackbutt Range on Saturday morning.
Blackbutt police are urging rural residents to consider buying CCTV cameras to help protect their properties from thieves.
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services are holding an Open Day with the theme “Stronger Together” at various locations across Queensland on Saturday.
The 2019 Blackbutt Avocado Festival had everything on Saturday … from parachute jumps and a parade, to budgies, postripping and lots and lots of visitors.
Ava go at this! Would you like a chance of winning $1000 by simply rolling an avocado? Then you’d better get on down to Blackbutt this Saturday!